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City of Oxford, Mississippi Board of Aldermen Agenda – Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Meeting is at 5:00 pm in the City Hall Courtroom.

Notice that certain commission members will be included in the meeting via teleconference, subject to City of Oxford Code of Ordinances Section 2-82.

Agenda item attachments and meeting minutes are available for download here.


  1. Call to order.
  2. Adopt the agenda for the meeting.
  3. Mayor’s Report
  4. Authorize the approval of the minutes of the Regular Meeting on November 16, 2021 and the Recess Meeting on November 29, 2021. (Ashley Atkinson)
  5. Authorize the approval of accounts for all city departments. (Ashley Atkinson)
  6. Consider the consent agenda:
    1. Fixed Assets Management:
      1. Request permission to declare equipment surplus in the Oxford Fire Department and authorize its disposal. (Joey Gardner)
      2. Request permission to transfer equipment from mTrade Park to the Oxford Park Commission. (Brad Freeman)
      3. Request permission to declare equipment surplus in the mTrade Park Department and authorize its disposal. (Brad Freeman)
    2. Human Resources:
      1. Request permission for Christina Findley to serve as an unpaid volunteer with the Oxford Police Department-CAP (Citizens Assisting Police) Program. (Matt Davis)
      2. Request permission to advertise for 2022 Concession workers at mTrade Park. (Braxton Tullos)
      3. Request permission to promote an employee in the Development Services-Planning Department. (Braxton Tullos)
      4. Request permission to accept the resignation of an employee at the Oxford Animal Resource Center. (Braxton Tullos)
      5. Request permission to promote an employee in the Buildings & Grounds Department. (Braxton Tullos)
      6. Request permission to hire two employees in the Buildings & Grounds Department. (Braxton Tullos)
      7. Request permission to hire an employee in the Oxford Police Department-Parking Enforcement Division. (Braxton Tullos)
      8. Request permission to hire an employee in the Development Services-Building Department. (Braxton Tullos)
      9. Request permission to accept the resignation of an employee at the Oxford Conference Center. (Braxton Tullos)
      10. Request permission to approve unpaid volunteers for the Oxford Animal Resource Center. (Kelli Briscoe)
    3. Miscelleanous:
      1. Request approval of water and/or sewer adjustments in accordance with the Oxford Utilities Leak Adjustment Policy. (Rob Neely)
      2. Request permission to accept donations for the benefit of the Oxford Animal Resource Center. (Kelli Briscoe)
      3. Rescind a donation approved at the November 16, 2021 Regular Meeting, item 6ciii, the $500.00 donation from Home Depot was meant for the Peace Officers Association, not the City. (Jeff McCutchen)
      4. Rescind a donation approved at the November 2, 2021 Regular Meeting, item 20, the $2,000.00 donation from Wal-Mart, was meant for the Peace Officers Association, not the City. (Jeff McCutchen)
    4. Travel Requests:
      1. Request permission for two Deputy City Clerks to attend the Spring Certified Municipal Clerk Program on March 9-11, 2022, in Oxford, MS, at an estimated cost of $400.00. (Ashley Atkinson)
      2. Request permission for an Alderman to attend the 2022 MML Mid-Winter Conference in Jackson, MS on January 11-13, 2022, at an estimated cost of $770.00. (Ashley Atkinson)
      3. Request permission to send three staff members to the Leadership Conference in Natchez, MS on January 19-21, 2022 at an estimated cost of $1,500.00. (Donna Zampella)
      4. Request permission for one officer to attend the MTOA SWAT School in Holly Springs, MS on February 20-March 11, 2022 at an estimated cost of $300. 00. (Jeff McCutchen)
      5. Request permission for two investigators to attend the North MS Law Enforcement Training Academy in Tupelo, MS from January-July, 2022 (one week a month) at an estimated cost of $3,600.00. (Jeff McCutchen)
      6. Request permission for five officers to attend Crisis Intervention Training on January 24- 28, 2022 in Oxford at no cost. (Jeff McCutchen)
      7. Request permission for an investigator to attend Reid Technique of Investigative Interviewing & Advanced Interrogation on January 18-21, 2022 in Oxford at a cost of $600.00 (registration only). (Jeff McCutchen)
      8. Request permission for an Agent to attend the Glock MOS Instructor Red Dot and RMR Instructor Class in Smyrna, GA on December 15-17, 2021 at an estimated cost of $1,087.00, to be split between OPD & Metro. (Alex Fauver)
  7. Authorize an appointment to the Tree Board.
  8. Request approval to submit the proposed FY 22/23 budget for Oxford University Transit to MDOT on January 3, 2022. (Donna Zampella)
  9. Request permission to purchase three 24/25 Passenger ADA Starcraft buses. (Donna Zampella)
  10. Request permission to accept the audit for Fiscal Year Ended 09/30/2020. (Ashley Atkinson)
  11. Discuss barricade removal at 400 South Lamar. (Chris Carter)
  12. Request permission for the Chief of Police and/or the Mayor to sign an MOU between the Oxford Police Department and the United States Secret Service. (Jeff McCutchen)
  13. Request permission to accept a $52,000.00 grant from the Department of Homeland Security as part of the 2020 Grant Reallocation. (Jeff McCutchen)
  14. Third Reading and Vote on a proposed Ordinance amending Chapter 118, Sections 19, 22, 23, and 25, and adding Section 33, Designated Downtown Pickup Locations. (Matt Davis)
  15. First Reading of a proposed Ordinance to Establish Chapter 54- Historic Preservation, Article I and Amend Existing Boundaries. (Kate Kenwright)
  16. Request permission to accept the bid for the Municipal Depository for effective dates January 1, 2022 – December, 31, 2025. (Ashley Atkinson)
  17. Request permission to accept the 2021 Ad Valorem Assessment Roll, as provided by the Lafayette County Tax Assessor’s Office. (Ashley Atkinson)
  18. Consider a contract with Precision Engineering for professional services for the extension of sewer services to annexed portions of North Lamar. (Reanna Mayoral)
  19. Consider a request from WBA Architects for 100% allocation of Section 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Building Deduction for the new OFD Station #2. (Bart Robinson)
  20. Consider Change Order #1 from Fieldturf USA, Inc. for additional contract days. (Bart Robinson)
  21. Consider lease agreements MSCI 233 and MSCI 234 with Pioneer Lines-MS Central Railroad for pipeline crossings. (Bart Robinson)
  22. Consider an MOU with the MS Attorney General for Opioid Litigation. (Bart Robinson)
  23. Consider the 2022 health insurance rates for the City. (Braxton Tullos)
  24. Consider an executive session.
  25. Adjourn.

Questions regarding this agenda?  Call 662-236-1310, or contact Ashley Atkinson, City Clerk: aatkinson@oxfordms.net

Auxiliary aids and services may be available to individuals with disabilities upon twenty-four (24) hours request by contacting Braxton Tullos, City of Oxford ADA Coordinator at 662-232-2453.

City of Oxford, Mississippi Board of Aldermen Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, December 21, 2021
City of Oxford, Mississippi Board of Aldermen Recess Meeting Agenda - Monday, November 29, 2021

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